A Little Night Music


2h 4m 1977

Brief Synopsis

Fredrik EGerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress Desiree Armfeldt. Desiree is getting tired of her life, and is thinkin of settling down, and sets her sights on Fredrik, despite his marriage, and her own married lover Count Carl-Magnus. She gets her mother to invite the EGermans to her country estate for the weekend. But when Carl-Magnus and his wife Charlotte appear, too, things begin to get farcical (Send in the Clowns), and the night must smile for the third time before all the lovers are united.

Film Details

Also Known As
Little Night Music
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1977

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 4m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

Synopsis

Fredrik EGerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress Desiree Armfeldt. Desiree is getting tired of her life, and is thinkin of settling down, and sets her sights on Fredrik, despite his marriage, and her own married lover Count Carl-Magnus. She gets her mother to invite the EGermans to her country estate for the weekend. But when Carl-Magnus and his wife Charlotte appear, too, things begin to get farcical (Send in the Clowns), and the night must smile for the third time before all the lovers are united.

Film Details

Also Known As
Little Night Music
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1977

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 4m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

Award Wins

Best Score

1977

Award Nominations

Best Costume Design

1977

Quotes

Trivia

Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince (who directs the film), A Little Night Music, starred Glynnis Johns as Desiree, Patricia Elliot, Beth Fowler and George Lee Andrews. Len Cariou, Laurence Guittard, and Hermonie Ginghold all reprise their roles from the play.

A Little Night Music won the Tony Award for Best Musical of 1973.

Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film, Sommarnattens leende (1955)

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1977

Released in USA on video.

Released in United States 1977